A Room of My Own: Why Creative Space Matters

Creating this space was important both for my actual creative process but also in owning the importance of my work.  Having a physical space brings my ambitions out of my head and into the real world. Ultimately, this area represents the creative potential in all of us, from little hands to big hands.

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How to Gain Clarity and Move Toward Your Dreams

Do any of these phrases sound familiar? I’d love to try to publish my knitting designs.  I’ve always wanted to write a book. I dream of moving to the beach/mountains/city and living a new life. But … I’m not good enough, don’t know enough, don’t have time right now. I have kids, a job, a … Continue reading How to Gain Clarity and Move Toward Your Dreams

Eating to Feel Better : One Part Plant

I'm not one for diets or labels when it comes to my food. I like to eat. I like to eat good food that I know is good for me, and food that makes me feel like crap.  I get just as excited about a big greasy cheesburger as I do a paleo bowl at … Continue reading Eating to Feel Better : One Part Plant

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15 minutes a day

  Morning rituals. Habit trackers. 10,000 hours. 21 days. Lifehacks. The Four Habits. There's so much advice out there for how to create new habits that help you achieve your goals.  I've considered many of them, and they just haven't worked. They haven't worked because the chunk of time required seemed out of reach.  I'm … Continue reading 15 minutes a day

Ask Yourself: How can this be Unconventional?

One of the reasons I started my own business was because I couldn't picture myself chasing someone else's dream. One person I have found immense inspiration and support from is Jason Zook.

Yarn Along: I’m Baaack!

Well hello again, friends!  It's good to be back.  So sorry to disappear on you like that, without any notice or explanation.  All I can say by way of excuse is that I was going through a hard time personally, felt stuck creatively, and couldn't muster up the motivation to try to force it. But … Continue reading Yarn Along: I’m Baaack!